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Post  happyfrog on 12/4/2010, 5:21 pm

camprn - thanks for the tip on the tomato vines! i was worrying about all of the bits i pulled and tossed in compost bin 'cause some looked 'icky' but i wasn't sure if they were sickly or just frosted from the cold.

it's always amazing to me come spring, even with no turning from me how my piles of compost in the back of the yard all shrink down and turn to 'dirt'. Smile

we bought an electric leaf blower last year just so we could add to our compost easily and blew all the leaves into the compost piles. *grin*
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Post  WardinWake on 12/5/2010, 6:42 pm

@walshevak wrote:I spent Thanksgiving with my daughter and son-in-law in Loudon County, VA. They have heirloom chickens, guinea hens, 2 turkey hens and 2 ducks. When they cleaned out the chicken house, I collected 1/2 a trash bag of manure/wood shaving mixture to add to my new bins. This is so super fresh now but I hope by next summer it will be ok for my garden(s). I've got 3 bins now, 2 for me and one for my son. Will be traveling back home on Tue to stir up my new mix. Kids are saving up from the chickens to till into their garden next spring. I had not focused on the fact that I would have a source of uncontaminated manure from them. rock on

Howdy:

Now-a-days there are warning lables on just about everything. Last year I bought a bag of "Chicken Poo" and on the bag it said, "Do not eat".

God Bless, Ward and Mary.
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Post  camprn on 12/5/2010, 6:46 pm

@WardinWake wrote:Howdy:Now-a-days there are warning lables on just about everything. Last year I bought a bag of "Chicken Poo" and on the bag it said, "Do not eat".
God Bless, Ward and Mary.

funny post rofl
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Post  happyfrog on 12/6/2010, 5:17 am

@WardinWake wrote:

Howdy:

Now-a-days there are warning lables on just about everything. Last year I bought a bag of "Chicken Poo" and on the bag it said, "Do not eat".

God Bless, Ward and Mary.


om goodness! you just had me literally laughing out loud! thanks for the giggles!

on a serious note, it's sad that our society has gotten to the point that obviously inedible items need to be labeled appropriately.
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Post  walshevak on 12/6/2010, 7:35 am

thanks

Ward, you brightened my morning.
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Post  LaFee on 12/6/2010, 8:40 am

apparently, this has been a problem.

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Post  walshevak on 1/2/2011, 3:19 pm

My son didn't get to my house this weekend to help me build my boxes. Sad But, with 60 degree weather I had to get out into the yard. Started raking leaves and realized I had too many for my garbage can bins SOOOOOOO

bored old lady with hammer, swiss army knife, pallets, small stakes, weedcloth and empty cardboard boxes = new compost bin where an overgrown shrub used to be.

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Post  camprn on 1/2/2011, 3:47 pm

Fabulous!!!!yahoo
Congratulations! Now you can put that boy to work on somethin' else! alrighta
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Post  walshevak on 1/2/2011, 4:05 pm

Yeah my tabletop boxes if I can ever get him to my house. With his family, college and p/t job that's not easy.

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Post  jumiclads on 1/24/2011, 3:43 pm

I found this Homemade Compost Tumber video on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfi-bSs6EQ0 and he also provides a plan on this link http://dixiegrilling.com/tumbler.htm

I hope it will be of some use to someone.
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Post  LaFee on 1/24/2011, 3:48 pm

Is your back healing up, Mick?
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Post  jumiclads on 1/24/2011, 3:52 pm

Nearly there, thanks for asking. I can pick the Grandson up now without any pain. I am going to try and do a bit on the garden tomorrow. Don't tell the wife though. affraid
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Post  florenceq on 1/25/2011, 5:10 pm

I made my compost bin out of a black 30 gallon trash can from Walmart. Cost about $10.00. I drilled several holes in the bottom (for drainage) and all around the can. My holes were only about 1/4 inch wide but I put a bunch of them all the way around the can. I opted for many small holes rather than larger holes that had to be covered with screen. After reading these post I may go back and added some spikes inside to help break up the compost. About once a week I bungee cord the lid closed and roll it around the yard. It been "cooking" for about 4 months now and it is starting to look like the real thing "COMPOST"! I plan to leave it until about April and then see if it is useable.
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Post  walshevak on 4/29/2012, 2:07 pm

I'm bumping this old thread for newbies to see.

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